Awards and competitions

The Graduate School sponsors several awards and competitions throughout the year.

Graduate Research Symposium

Each spring, the Graduate Student Association sponsors a research symposium to present graduate research work to the university and Richmond community.

Three Minute Thesis

3MT® is a research communication competition that challenges master's and doctoral students to present a compelling talk on their thesis/dissertation topic and its significance.

Dissertation and thesis awards

Each year the Graduate School presents monetary awards to outstanding doctoral dissertations and master's theses in four broad academic fields.

Travel grants

The Graduate Student Travel Grant program provides funds to support students presenting their research or academic work at conferences, summits, etc.